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The Four Items That Every Woman Needs In Their Closet

Carson Kressley reveals the four uniform staples that should be in every woman's closet.

Lily, wearing a good pair of jeans


Blouse, H&M, $99
Jeans, Veronica Beard at Nordstrom, $525
Coat, Kate Spade at Nordstrom, $798
Heels, Winners, $99.99
Purse, Rebecca Minkoff at Nordstrom, $395
Gloves, H&M, $14.99

Carson's tips:

  • Everyone must have a great pair of jeans
  • Dark jeans are a good staple for day or night
  • Dark wide leg jean is a great new current staple to have
  • Pairing it with a feminine blouse and cape jacket gives it a current feel      


Diane, wearing the fitted blazer


Top, Rebecca Taylor at Nordstrom, $775

Blazer, Winners, $49.99
Pants, Alice and Olivia at Nordstrom, $958
Shoes, Nine West, $130
Earrings, H&M, $14.99

Carson's Tips:

  • Blazers add professional polish to any outfit
  • A picked a velvet blazer because that is the most current trend right now
  • Paired with leather leggings and a lace top and flats gives it an edgy daytime feel
  • If you change to heels this transforms to a nighttime look 

Christina, wearing the crisp white shirt


Shirt, Theory at Nordstrom, $275

Skirt, Tibi at Nordstrom, $770
Bag, Nine West, $90
Booties, Winners, $96
Chokers, Nordstrom, $75 each

Carson's Tips:

  • White is a winning colour against any skin colour, so don't be afraid of it
  • Picking a shirt with a man-made blend like poly-blend will give you great coverage and confirm to the body and give a crisper shape better than cotton
  • Pair a masculine white shirt with a feminine pleated skirt for balance

Rena, wearing the little black dress


Dress, Alice and Olivia at Nordstrom, $455

Clutch, Sandra Roberts at Nordstrom, $250
Heels, Nine West, $135
Earrings, Vanessa Mooney at Nordstrom, $76

Carson's Tips:

  • This chic staple slims, defines, and projects simple elegance
  • It is timeless, so you don't need update each season
  • Can be made to look more current by swapping out accessories 

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Friday, December 30, 2016

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